photokeratitis

Known as: Ultraviolet Keratitis 
Injury to the cornea secondary to ultraviolet light.
National Institutes of Health

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2012
2012
PURPOSE Ultraviolet (UV) acts as low-dose ionizing radiation. Acute UVB exposure causes photokeratitis and induces apoptosis in… (More)
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2011
2011
PURPOSE Ultraviolet B (UVB) irradiation activates nuclear factor-kappa B (NF-κB) and inducible nitric oxide synthase (iNOS) in… (More)
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2010
2010
Ocular exposure to ultraviolet irradiation (UVR) induces photokeratitis, a common environmental concern that inflames ocular… (More)
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2008
2008
Acute ultraviolet (UV) exposure causes photokeratitis, and induces apoptosis in corneal cells of the eye. Macrophage migration… (More)
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2006
Review
2006
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Exposure to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) can result in immune suppression to antigens encountered within a few days of the… (More)
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2004
2004
BACKGROUND Damaged metal halide lamps are known to cause outbreaks of photokeratitis and UV-radiation burns among children and… (More)
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2002
Review
2002
Except when sleeping, the cornea and interpalpebral conjunctiva are exposed to the ambient environment, both natural and man-made… (More)
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1992
1992
BACKGROUND Photokeratitis is a side effect of UV light exposure whereby the corneal epithelium is photochemically injured in a… (More)
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1990
1990
The primate cornea was examined ultrastructurally subsequent to ultraviolet radiation (UVR) (300 nm) exposures of 0.08 and 0.225… (More)
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1984
1984
The passage of light through photokeratitic and normal corneas was investigated using a grating monochromator. The energy output… (More)
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